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Maps and directions

Maps and Brochures: To maintain recommended public health standards, no print materials are available at the Visitor Center at this time, including maps and brochures. Please print the maps below before your visit or view them on your mobile device during your visit.

Arboretum Map

Plan your visit with this handy map that highlights paved and chipped paths, water features, tree collections, and more.  

PDF iconEast Side Map (PDF) 

PDF iconWest Side Map (PDF)

Hiking Trail Map

PDF iconHiking Map (PDF) 

Troll Hunt Map

Spoilers ahead: See the PDF iconTroll Hunt Map


Located 25 miles west of Chicago, The Morton Arboretum—4100 Illinois Route 53 in Lisle, IL 60532—is just west of Interstate 355 and north of I-88 on Illinois Route 53 (sometimes known as Lincoln Avenue or Lincoln Highway).

Westbound I-88: Exit north onto Route 53. Proceed north ½ mile to entrance

Eastbound I-88: Follow signs onto southbound I-355 and exit immediately to westbound Ogden Avenue (Route 34). Continue west on Ogden Avenue to Route 53 north. Proceed north one mile to entrance.

I-355: Follow signs and exit onto westbound I-88. Exit north onto Route 53; Proceed north ½ mile to entrance.

The Arboretum is two miles from the Metra train station in Lisle (Burlington Northern stop). Arranging a ride service to and from the station is recommended. 


Parking is free at the Arboretum. Visitors will find 33 parking lots along the roads winding through the Arboretum, all indicated on the maps. Parking Lot 1 (P1) and Parking Lot 21 (P21) are used the most.

Adjacent to the Visitor Center, P1 is closest to the Plant Clinic, Ginkgo Restaurant, Arboretum Store, and Children's Garden. P1 is an environmentally friendly parking lot, with three, free electric vehicle charging stations that can accommodate up to six vehicles at a time. There is no limit on charging times. Stations are marked with a green and white "EV" on the pavement.

P21 is located at the Thornhill Education Center, where the majority of our education courses take place. This lot is close to the Thornhill Education Center, Founder's Room, Fragrance Garden, and Thornhill Shelter. 

Please visit the Accessibility page for information on how to navigate the Arboretum with special needs. 


DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle/Naperville

3003 Corporate West Drive, Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: 630-505-0900  
Located off Interstate 88, 3 miles from The Morton Arboretum.

Hyatt Regency Lisle

1400 Corporetum Drive, Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: 630-852-1234
Located off Interstate 88, 1.4 miles from The Morton Arboretum.

Sheraton Lisle

3000 Warrenville Road, Lisle, IL 60532
Phone: 630-505-1000
Located off Interstate 88, 3 miles from The Morton Arboretum.